Mangalore (Mangaluru), India

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Mangalore (or Mangaluru) is a arch pier city of a Indian state of Karnataka. Lying on a backwaters of a Netravati and Gurupura rivers, Mangalore is mostly used as a entertainment indicate for sea trade along a Malabar Coast. The city has a pleasant meridian and lies in a trail of a Arabian Sea bend of a South-West monsoons. The city’s landscape is characterised by rolling hills, coconut palms, freshwater streams and tough red-clay tiled-roof buildings.

DID YOU KNOW? Mangalore was named after a deity Mangaladevi. According to internal legend, a princess from Malabar named Parimala or Premaladevi renounced her dominion and became a footman of Matsyendranath, a owner of a Nath tradition. Having converted Premaladevi to a Nath sect, Matsyendranath renamed her Mangaladevi. She arrived in a area with Matsyendranath, though had to settle nearby Bolar in Mangalore as she fell ill on a way. Eventually she died, and a Mangaladevi church was hallowed in her honour during Bolar by a internal people after her death. The city got a name from a temple.

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